Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FNUS75 KGJT 262252
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SPOT FORECAST FOR DEVIL CANYON...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
352 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 MST ON FEBRUARY 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A WEAK DISTURBANCE PASSED THURSDAY AFTERNOON PRODUCING
LIGHT SNOW. THIS SHOULD BE OVER BEFORE SUNSET. BUT MOIST WEST-
SOUTHWEST FLOW BEGINS TO SET UP ON FRIDAY WITH SNOW EXPECTED FRIDAY
AFTERNOON ALL THE WAY INTO MONDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED
FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80%). SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS
                    UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....31-36 F.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS INCREASING TO 5-10 MPH. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CLEARING INDEX......100 AT 10AM...INCREASING TO 1000+ IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LESS THAN 1000 FT AT 10AM...RISING TO 4000 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH INCREASING TO 20 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH.
CLEARING INDEX......DECREASING TO 300 EARLY IN THE MORNING. OTHERWISE
                    1000+ IN SNOW SHOWERS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL...EXCEPT 4000 FT IN SHOWERS
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 13 MPH.

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FORECASTER...JOE RAMEY
REQUESTED BY...PAUL PLEMONS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150227.DEVIL.01/GJT



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